On his last day at GDC 2011, Loyd Case attended some of the lectures and discussions hosted by respected names in the gaming industry. We have his take on five of those talks, covering biofeedback, gaming history, the future of strategy games, and art.
Do you want the gadgets in your pocket to help you make decisions or monitor aspects of your daily life? Intel believes context-aware computing will take hardware to the next level of intelligence, but there are privacy issues to consider, too.
You probably know Corsair best for its memory products, power supplies, and SSDs. But now the company is jumping into the crowded headset market with an unassuming entry that’s both affordable and capable of offering great sound quality.
In our second-day coverage of Intel's Developer Forum, we see Sandy Bridge's graphics engine handle 3D Blu-ray on the PC, AMD's forthcoming Zacate processor in action, SSDs help improve gaming performance, and Boxee shift away from Nvidia's Tegra.
The first day of Intel's Developer Forum saw discussion of the company's new CPU microarchitecture, code-named Sandy Bridge and manufactured at 32 nm. But the most important changes might be how the company develops future products.
Loyd's second day on the floor of GDC 2010 comes back to us in the form of a picture story. Real-time motion capture, virtual reality, stereoscopic showings from Nvidia and Sony, plus a brain wave detector kit were all on display at this year's show.
This year's Game Developer Conference is in full swing, and Loyd Case is on the ground, reporting the latest goings-on. His Day 1 coverage includes AMD's push for open-standard physics, Windows Phone 7, Playstation Move, real-world gaming, and Surface.
This year’s Intel Developer Forum conference seems more notable for secondary technologies and what’s absent than about what’s being announced. Or, at least, that’s how it seems. On the other hand, there has been an intense focus on all things small.